Biron, source of inspiration
The Biron Market was born in 1925, between avenue Michelet, rue des Rosiers and rue Biron. At that time, the ragpickers and second-hand dealers, left the area of the current marshals, after the demolition of the fortifications and obtained land to exercise their trade together.
The Biron Market, from which it took the name of the street, covers an area of more than 7500m2 organized in two huge parallel alleys of 300m.
At the time, it was already a question of offering well-chosen merchandise that was referenced in the history of art, to stand out from the two competing markets, Malik, which mainly sold clothes, and Vernaison, which devoted itself to second-hand goods. and to the second-hand object.
For more than 90 years, the demand for quality has animated the spirit of the Marché Biron and its 220 art dealers who are still handed down from generation to generation in their galleries.
A true itinerary through the ages of art history, the Biron Market is the only one to offer a wide variety of specialized high-end merchandise: exceptional works of art and sumptuous XNUMXth and XNUMXth century furniture, art nouveau and art. decoration, paintings, ceramics, Far East, silverware, jewelry, design, ...
Alley 1 of the market opens onto a vast alley made up of display shops including antique furniture from all eras and origins, chandeliers with tassels, earthenware, rare paintings, mirrors, etc. are an invitation to travel through time and to so to speak to the museum. Alley 2, covered, is an invitation to another trip, more eclectic and more flea market.
From the XNUMXth century to Design
If the Biron Market was structured around a strong identity, that of antiques and the Napoleon III style, the market is now open to all eras, from the XNUMXth century to the design of the XNUMXth century.
The quality and diversity of antiques and works of art on offer (silverware, paintings, exceptional furniture, signature jewelry, glassware, bronzes, etc.) gives the market an undeniable international reputation.